Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 11th and 12th 2014
Ryan Desmond, Solutions Architect as Concurrent Inc. has nearly a decade of experience as a senior software engineer. Beyond his own entrepreneurial exploits, he has helped several companies in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and New York scale to meet rising demand, radical growth and ever evolving challenges. As a Solutions Architect at Concurrent Ryan is right in the middle of the Big Data game.
Concurrent is the leader in Big Data application infrastructure, delivering products that help enterprises create, deploy, run and manage data applications at scale. Concurrent is the team behind Cascading, the most widely deployed technology for data applications with more than 175,000 user downloads a month. Used by thousands of businesses including eBay, Etsy, The Climate Corp and Twitter, Cascading is the de facto standard in open source application infrastructure technology.
Cascading is the popular Java-based application development framework for building Big Data applications on Apache Hadoop. This open source framework allows you to leverage your existing Java and SQL skills to create reliable Big Data applications without having to think in MapReduce. This session will give an introduction to Cascading, how it works, and then dive straight into how developers can start building applications with Cascading!